If you are not finding enough gore and mayhem at the movies this summer, you should be able to get your fill from a couple of Baltimore’s ambitious, DIY-style theater companies, all served up with considerable gusto.
In the process, you’ll also get to experience two extraordinary theatrical works that do not come around often.
Mobtown Players’ ‘The Spanish Tragedy’
The bloodiest encounter is offered by Mobtown Players, a troupe that was recently flooded out of its home in Woodberry. That did not dampen its determination to present Thomas Kyd’s “The Spanish Tragedy”; a venue in Hampden was secured for the run.
Kyd’s play from the 1580s is a prime example of...